Category Archives: Full reviews

Book review: SCRATCH on writing and making money

As many followers of ScienceThrillers.com know, I run a very small, boutique independent publishing company that specializes in stories with science (ScienceThrillers Media). I’m also very involved in my local Sacramento writers’ community. Therefore when I heard about Scratch: Writers, … Continue reading

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Must-read microbiome stories: I CONTAIN MULTITUDES book review

ScienceThrillers.com book review of I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong Publication date: August 2016 Category: Popular science Summary (from the publisher): A groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that … Continue reading

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PACIFIC BURN Japan thriller now in paperback: win!

Author Barry Lancet knows Japan. As an expatriate American who is married to a Japanese woman and has lived and worked in Japan for decades, Lancet started writing thriller fiction with his award-winning debut Japantown using what he knows. This arresting … Continue reading

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Book review: LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Lab Girl by Hope Jahren   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Science memoir Summary (from the publisher): An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that … Continue reading

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New release book review: EVEREST RISING by M.D. Kambic

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Everest Rising by M.D. Kambic. a Rafflecopter giveaway Tech rating (out of 5):   Publication date: November 5, 2016 Category: Science thriller / science fiction / metaphysical Summary: In Vancouver, an earth science firm announces the ability to replicate … Continue reading

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Book Buzz: WAYWARD PINES by Blake Crouch

ScienceThrillers.com discusses Pines by Blake Crouch. Tech rating (out of 5):  N/A Publication date: August 2012 Category: Suspense / SciFi Summary (from the publisher): Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a clear mission: locate and recover two federal agents … Continue reading

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Book Buzz: Star Wars AFTERMATH by Chuck Wendig

ScienceThrillers.com discusses Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig. Tech rating (out of 5):  N/A Publication date: September 2015 Category: science fiction / space opera Summary (from the publisher): As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance—now … Continue reading

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New release book review: THE HUMAN SIDE OF SCIENCE by Wiggins and Wynn

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Human Side of Science by Arthur R. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr.   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Popular nonfiction / history of science / science biography Summary (from the publisher): This lively and humorous book focuses … Continue reading

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